In two years, over 25 percent of the labor force will be over the age of 55. It seems that there are many reasons that people who have reached retirement age are still working. This is probably because Baby Boomers, a generation of people born between 1946 and 1964,...
After working for several years and your golden days are approaching, you must be wondering how to utilize your benefits. While focusing on crucial aspects such as savings, you cannot underestimate the essence of maximizing spousal security social benefits. But how can you go about it?
Investing in a home is one of the most important financial decisions of your life. It is always a good idea to invest in real estate but it should be done in the right manner. Those who wish to purchase new property and want an affordable offer,...
We all go to a friend’s place and get hit with apartment envy. We all have friends in other parts of the country who are buying homes, talking about mortgages and escrow, lines of credit and tax deductions.All of which can prompt a scrolling of StreetEasy, as we fantasize...
You work hard, day after day. You deal with bad customers, tackle hard problems, and even keep your cool when that one person in the office insists on microwaving fish at the break room. You deserve a raise.Getting a raise these days, though, isn't easy. Most companies will not...
Oprah's net worth tops $2.8 billion, according to Investopedia. Oprah became one of the most successful women through a series of savvy business deals. Here are some of the ways Oprah became rich. Oprah's net worth grew by owning her talk show
If you've followed the budget saving vacation tips I mentioned in my earlier article but still find yourself coming up short of funds, here are some additional ways to make the tallies balance out.Select Cheaper Accommodation ChoicesThe cost of hotels, particularly those with stars attached, quickly adds up. Young...
If you often stash cash in your wardrobe and under your mattress, it might be the right time to open a savings account. A savings account is a basic bank account that will keep your money safe and offer interest on it. While most accounts are similar,...
You are walking in the streets or browsing online and boom! Your dream car. Looking amazing that it raises your goosebumps, with low mileage and above all, perfect price. But, in that jovial mood, you notice the word salvage title.”Now, should you buy that car? Read on...
College is expensive, yo.It keeps getting more expensive every single year, too. Thanks to the fact that administrators have $200,000 salaries and the fact that textbook companies have a monopoly on their wares, the school has gotten increasingly pricey for everyone—even those with a full ride.As much as I...
Although it's all too apparent now that gender affects our pay, expectations, duties and financial responsibilities, it wasn't until recently that we began to realize and acknowledge it. It's a complicated mess with no straightforward answers and fewer straightforward solutions. For instance, when it comes to the gender pay...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which has been touted as the most significant tax overhaul in at least 30 years is changing some of the deductions that American families have come to rely on. While experts say that there will still be tax savings for most...